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Clubs and Societies ABERLOUR B.A.L.L. GROUP Mon, 10am-12pm, Fleming Hall. Promoting well being & health in the over 60s. Interesting talks, demonstrations, Music, dance, including salsa & line dancing plus yoga. Call Angela West on 01340 871380

ABERLOUR PARISH CHURCH GUILD Thurs (monthly ), 2pm, Aberlour Parish Church. Call Betty Hay on 01340 881706. ABERLOUR TENNIS CLUB Come & play tennis on our two clay courts. Beginner or experienced, social or competitive, it's here for you in the heart of Aberlour. New members welcome as well as visitors. Call Graham Pook on 01309 611358

ABERNETHY OLD KIRK ASSOCIATION (AOKA) Preservation of the Old Kirk on behalf of the Nethy Bridge Community. AOKA host events, exhibitions & musical performances. The Old Kirk is also available for Weddings & Funerals. Call 01479 821641 or

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AVIEMORE & ROTHIEMURCHUS BRANCH LEGION CLUB 2nd Mon of month, 7pm, the Legion Club, Burnside Road, Aviemore. Call 01479 810892 or email at scottie27@talktalk.net

AVIEMORE TINY TOTS Fri, 9.30am - 11.30am (except Christmas Holidays), the Hub (above the Red Cross Shop), Aviemore. For u3 and their Parents or Carers. Play, do crafts, music, outings, parties and snacks. Email at aviemoretinytots@hotmail.co.uk

BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY RAMBLERS Every other weekend, usually on a Sat & a typical programme will offer a walk to suit most levels of fitness, experience & enthusiasm. Area includes the high tops of the Cairngorms, the Spey Valley & much more besides. Call Ann Hadley on 01479 873806 or email at admin@badenochandstrathspey www.ramblers.org.uk

BOAT OF GARTEN COMMUNITY COMPANY An umbrella organisation for community groups and events. Call Jackie Wilson on 01479 831056 or email at jack.ian@btinternet.com

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FITNESS CLASSES Badenoch Centre, Spey Street, Kingussie. Variety of aerobic classes including aerobics, body blast, piyo, turbo kick, boxercise, circuits. Call Donna Reilly on 01540 662485 GRANTOWN AND DISTRICT BILLIARDS AND SNOOKER CLUB Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat, 7pm 10pm, Old Church Hall, Dulnain Bridge, near Grantown-on-Spey.

GRANTOWN COSY PLAY Thurs, 2.30pm - 4pm, Grantown YMCA Community Centre. £1.50 per adult. Baby Group (up to 18 months) with a cuppa & a natter for the adults. Call Heather Fraser (Centre Co-ordinator) on 01479 872262 or email at grantowncommunitycentre@ gmail.com

GRANTOWN ON SPEY BOWLING CLUB Mon (Club night) & Tues & Thurs afternoons (May - Sept). Free equipment & coaching. All welcome. Call Judith Hamlett (Sec) on 01479 872466 See poster at Clubhouse. GRANTOWN SENIOR YOUTH CLUB Tues (term time), 7pm - 9pm (S1 & S2 pupils), Grantown YMCA Community Centre. £1 per session. Come along & join in the fun! Call Heather Fraser (Centre Co-ordinator) on 01479 872262 or email at grantowncommunitycentre@ gmail.com

GRANTOWN'S THURSDAY CLUB FOR THE OVER 50S Thurs, 2pm - 4pm, Grantown YMCA Community Centre. Friendly group with a regular programme of events, including guest speakers, demonstrations, bingo. £2 per week incl. refreshments. All welcome. Call 01479 872262 or email at grantowncommunitycentre@ gmail.com KINGUSSIE HEALTH WALK GROUP Thurs, 10.30 am, Badenoch Centre. For info rmation call Anne on 01540 661878

KINGUSSIE PARENT, BABY & TODDLER GROUP Thurs, 9.15am - 11.30am, Badenoch Centre, Spey Centre, Kingussie. Call 01540 662485

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MORTLACH ART GROUP Thurs, 1pm - 5pm, Memorial Hall, Albert Place, Dufftown. £2 per meeting. Tuition & some materials are available. Call 01340-820151

NETHY BRIDGE HEALTH WALK GROUP Tues, 1.30pm, the Community Centre. For more information call Jane on 07519 569005 SPEYSIDE LEG CLUB, ABERLOUR Thurs, 10.30am - 12.30pm, 'The Bungalow,' next to Fleming Hospital, Queens Road, Aberlour. If you have any problems with your lower legs, like ulcers, swollen legs or eczema, come along. No appointment necessary! Call 07591 693520

SPEYSIDE VOLLEYBALL Mon, 7pm - 10pm, the Games Hall, Speyside Community Centre, Aberlour. Men, women, youths, juniors, seniors, all welcome. For more information call Stewart on 01340 871730

THE OSPREY MUSIC SOCIETY (TOMS) A member group of Boat of Garten Community Company. TOMS hosts classical music performances in the Community Hall. Call Ann Napier on 01479 831213 or email at ann.nap@btinternet.com TOMINTOUL & GLENLIVET DISCOVERY CENTRE Daily (Apr - Oct), 10am - 5pm. Provides a fascinating history of the area with visitor information on Tomintoul & Glenlivet Also provides community space that residents & local groups can benefit from. Call Amy Woolvin (Community Heritage Officer) on 01807 580358 or email at amy@tgdt.org.uk. PLEASE NOTE Details of Clubs & Societies are published on a rotational basis. If you would like your details to be included in this section please email linda@winterburnmedia.co.uk

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first words would be ‘woe is me’. It seems pretty hopeless Isaiah is confronted with the holiness of God and sees his own sinfulness and he feels his utter hopelessness. The late D. James Kennedy a Presbyterian minister in Florida, USA once said, ‘God is holy and we are not if that were all there was to the problem, there would be no problem God would send us into hell. At this stage Isaiah woefully aware of his own sinfulness, hopeless, unravelled and probably wanting the ground to cover him, yet there is hope, because there is then this astounding verse, one of the Seraphim ‘flew to me, having in his hand a burning coal that he had taken with tongs from the altar’ v6 and Isaiah is cleansed, and his sin atoned for. I don’t now how much you know about altars, but the Old Testament is full of them, they speak of sacrifice, they are missing in the New Testament. This is a picture of the LORD Jesus Christ, the very reason there are no altars in the New Testament is because of Jesus, the Christ became He became the sacrifice, the ‘lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world’ as John the Baptist described Him. It’s one of the things I love about the Good News of Christianity. When confronted with our sinfulness and aware that God is Holy, we can know our sin demands to be punished, that isn’t a big

Abernethy Parish Church Family worship service on Sunday at 9.30am, followed by refreshments. More traditional worship service at 11:.0am. Contact: Rev. Donald Walker. Tel: 01479 831252. dwalker@churchofscotland.org.uk Aberlour Parish Church The Square, Aberlour. Sunday 11.15am. Alvie & Insh Church of Scotland Our services are at 9:30am each Sunday in Kincraig (Church beside Loch Insh). The first Sunday of the month is the All-Age interactive service, also 9:30am, held in Kincraig Church Hall beside the Cairngorms Christian Centre. Please ring 01540 661918 for details. Badenoch Free Church Ruthven Road, Kingussie. Sundays 11am and evening service 6pm. Carrbridge Church, Church of Scotland Carrbridge. Sunday morning service at 11.30am. Contact Rev. Donald Walker Tel: 01479 831252. St Columba's Church, Church of Scoltand Boat of Garten. Sunday service 10am. Evening worship at Kincardine Church, 6pm the 2nd Sunday of most months: check the weekly press. Contact: Rev. Donald Walker Tel: 01479 831252. Craigellachie Church Victoria Street. Sundays 9.45am. page 6 - June 2018

surprise, the surprise in the Gospel is who bears the punishment. While all the world religions says do this, or do that. The Gospel says that you cannot do it, nothing we could do can give us an open heaven. But it also says it’s done Christ, the beloved Son of the Father, dies in our places. Jonathan Edwards said the only thing we contribute to salvation ‘is our sin that made it necessary’. The prophet Isaiah much later in his book goes on to say of the Christ who would one day come that he would ‘take up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, be ‘pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him’. (Isaiah 53 verses 4 and 5) I am thankful there is as Richard Sibbes the English Purtian said, ‘more mercy in Christ than there is sin in us’ or as Tim Keller often says, ‘We are more sinful and flawed in ourselves than we ever dared believe, yet at the very same time we are more loved and accepted in Jesus Christ than we ever dared hope’. Stephen Barton itinerant preacher and prospective minister with the fellowship of Independent Evangelicals Inverness

Cromdale and Advie Church, Church of Scotland Services 9:15am. Contact Rev Gordon Strang: 01479 872084. Dulnain Bridge, Church of Scotland Sunday services 12noon. All welcome. Contact Rev. Gordon Strang 01479 872084. Free Church: Dufftown monthly service, second Sunday of each month (except September) 6.30pm at the Memorial Hall, Albert Place. Contact Colin Morison on 01343 542196 Grantown Baptist Church High Street, Grantown-on-Spey. Sundays 11am and evening service at 6pm. All welcome. Contact Rev. Rick Moeller: 01479 873125. Inverallan Parish Church Church of Scotland. Grantown-onSpey. Sundays 10.30am with crèche. All welcome. Rev. Gordon Strang 01479 872084. www.inverallanparishchurch.org.uk Inveravon Church of Scotland Sunday morning service 9.30am. All welcome. Listed from A - I & regularly rotated. If you are a member of a church not listed here or if there are any amendments to

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We should rejoice at our growing and ageing population. I am sure I’m not alone in wishing to benefit from a long and healthy life. The medical advances which have ensured that former life changing conditions are dealt with as a matter of routine are continually being enhanced. The Highlands now has a growing population. Many of our young folk no longer leave the area for higher education whilst the new jobs mean an increased tax base to fund services. It’s vital our older folk are supported to live in their own homes for as long as they safely can be. How we respond to their growing needs will ultimately mark out the sort of caring society we really are.

The erosion of local services is something that concerns us all. From the loss of a bus service or NHS treatment being moved from local hospitals to being delivered at a regional level, our communities are the poorer for it and particularly in a large, rural area like Moray. I’ve been contacted by many people voicing concerns about the loss of local banks. Customers are faced with having to travel some distance just for a cash machine when branches close. Local banks offer human contact and for a business, having a branch open where staff can deal with them effectively and efficiently can make a significant difference to how they operate. I have made representations to the RBS and will continue to raise the issue about frequency of the mobile service which is also causing concern. Although the RBS has decided against reducing the Dufftown mobile service there are parts of Moray, such as Fochabers, where they have no service at all or Lossiemouth where the mobile service is down to once a week. This isn’t good enough and it’s right that we all make our feelings about this known in an effort to get the banking services we need in our local communities.

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As I went to start writing this Spotlight blog, an email from the Trussell Trust Foodbank Network appeared in my inbox. They were sharing a report with MSPs on the impact of the UK Government’s welfare changes on the number of people who are relying on local foodbanks for support. In Moray, between April 2017 and March 2018, our local foodbank gave out over 2800 emergency food parcels with over 800 of those going to children. Locally, we have people both in and out of work, who’re struggling to make ends meet, and recent figures suggest that one in five children in Moray are living in poverty. Those numbers are shocking. None of that is acceptable and we all have a duty to work together to tackle poverty in our communities. The Poverty Conference earlier this year was a good start in raising awareness of the challenges on our doorstep. The next step must be putting in place a strategy outlining what we need to change to reduce the number of people living in poverty locally.

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" hazy horizons": art exhibition by frances innes 10am - 5pm (mon to sat), elgin museum free with donation to museum at door. call irene lukkarinen on 07546 574117 or email at isldirector1017@gmail.com

16 june - 28 july

" margins and perceptions": art exhibition by jennifer ebdy & mary black 10 am -5 pm (mon to sat), elgin museum. free with donation to museum at door. call irene lukkarinen on 07546 574117 or email at isldifrector1017@gmail.com

until 30 june

attention bird watchers!: scotland's swifts are in trouble get in touch for more info. call cally on 07411 808573 or email huntlyswiftgroup@gmail.com

30 june - 8 july

seafest 2018: a celebration of the fishing heritage of lossiemouth various events throughout the week superfly - new paintings by angus grant 10am 5pm, logie steading, forres. free. exhibition of paintings inspired by a love of fishing in the cairngorms. preview night on june 30, 6pm-8pm. www.angusgrantart.com

until 30 september

29 may - 22 june 1 june - 23 june

gordon castle gardens 10am - 4pm, fochabers £2, children - free. all welcome

nelson tower with panoramic views over the moray firth 2pm - 4pm. exhibitions of local photographs & nelson memorabilia. entry by donation. the red ensign flying from the tower mast signifies that the tower is open! www.forresheritage.org findhorn heritage centre & ice house 2pm - 5pm, 1 northshore, findhornfree. weekend opening in may & sept. daily opening in june - august. email elaine burns at elaine@glenkindiesteading.co.uk www.findhorn-heritage.co.uk

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May 2018 29 tuesday

uhi open evening 5pm - 7pm, uhi inverness campus the friends of the biblical garden, elgin agm 7pm, room co14, moray college, elgin. come & hear about the latest developments in the biblical garden. call maggie sharp on 01343843111 or email at m.jsharp@btopenworld.com cairngorm cycling club: carrbridge tt 6.30pm 9.30pm, carrbridge www.facebook.com/pg/cairngormcyclingclub

29 tuesday - 2 june (saturday)

joseph & the amazing technicolor dreamcoat: aurora music 7.30pm plus sat matinee 2.30pm, the stewarts hall, huntly. stalls £12, balcony £14. call 01466 780889. www.auroramusic.co.uk

30 wednesday

elgin writers' group: powers of observation 7.30pm - 9.30pm, elgin library. please bring homework. closing date of poetry competition on theme of any of the deadly sins. www.elginwriters.wordpress.com

31 thursday

cairngorm cycling club: aviemore social ride 6.30pm - 9.30pm, myrtlefield shopping centre car park, aviemore. www.facebook.com/pg/cairngormcyclingclub daimh@the old bridge inn, aviemore 9pm

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June 2018 1 friday

seniors open (gents age 55+) 8am, newtonmore golf club. all welcome wojtek the bear@the drouthy cobbler, elgin 9pm www.thedrouthycobbler.co.uk durn house: friday steak night with canapes upon arrival from 6pm, durn house, portsoy. booking essential. call 01261 843424 or email at 10:49 events@durnhouse.co.uk. www.durnhouse.co.uk

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2 saturday

badenoch & strathspey ramblers: knockfarrel from strathpeffer 9.30am, carrbridge car park. grade: c; distance: 5 miles. call rosi warner on 01540 651233 www.badenochandstrathspeyramblers.org.uk dsuk race the train: 7k trail race within the cairngorm national park, 10.30am (train departs); race starts 11am, aviemore. entry £20 sal; £22 non-members. email at fundraising@disabilitysnowsport.org.uk www.disabilitysnowsport.org.uk truckness 2018 in aid of mfr cash for kids 10am 5pm, bogbain farm, inverness taste of grampian 9am - 9pm, thainstone centre, inverurie. £8 per adult, u16s free. scotland's biggest one-day food festival. street food, cookery demos, gin & wine tasting, celebrity chef james martin, e www.tasteofgrampian.co.uk big band style concert by the elgin city band: an evening of swing music 7pm doors open, 7.30pm start, function suite, the laich moray hotel, elgin. £5 & £3. tickets at the door or from band members.

3 sunday

mixed foursome: campbell cup (18 holes) carrbridge golf club. all welcome open texas scramble 8am, newtonmore golf club newtonmore golf club. all welcome elgin rotary motorfun 12pm - 5pm, cooper park, elgin. free. motorfun & family fun day. cars, bbq, picnic, attractions & entertainment. www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs elgin show n shine 2018: part of the elgin motorfun 12pm - 5pm, cooper park, elgin crafternoon session 1pm, knockando woolmill £2 donation to book a place. suitable for all skills, bring a new or current project & make new friends with like-minded individuals. www.kwc.co.uk

5 tuesday

highland astronomical society: living galaxies; speaker - owen turner 7pm, smithton culloden free church. www.spacegazer.com

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6 wednesday

traditional building skills: lime mortars & harling for older builidings 7pm - 9pm, old high church, inverness. for owners & occupiers of traditional buildings or those with a general interest in historic buildings & their repairs

7 thursday

cairngorm cc social bike ride: grantown 6.30pm, folk museum car park, grantown on spey. social road ride at no-drop pace from grantown. see website for route & any last minute changes. new members welcome. www.cairngormcc.co.uk traditional building skills: lime mortars, harling, render & external paints old high church, inverness. aimed at building contractors & professionals but may also be of interest to homeowners with some background knowledge

8 friday

dj mc producer mallorca lee with support from andy rough the vault, aviemore durn house: friday steak night with canapes upon arrival from 6pm, durn house, portsoy. booking essential. call 01261 843424 or email at events@durnhouse.co.uk. www.durnhouse.co.uk

8 friday - 10 sunday

fiddler of strathspey festival grantown on spey. various event & timings.n concerts, workshops, competitions & ceilidh tmsa keith festival tbc, various venues throughout keith. traditional music, song, poetry & dance across a platform of competitions & spectator events with a farewell ceilidh on saturday night

9 saturday

rothes golf club soap box race 1pm - 5pm, rothes golf club. adult spectator £2, children free. build your own kart & race down the golf course road. bouncy castle, nearest the pin competition, bbq, face painting, etc. www.rothesgolfclub.co.uk coffee morning in aid of fochabers men's shed 10am - 12pm, fochabers public institute. £2.50. come along & treat yourself to a coffee & a wagon wheel. other treats & beverages available. craft stall & raffle outlander day 11am - 4pm, highland folk museum, kingussie road, newtonmore. follow in the footsteps of jamie & claire to step back in time to the 18th century in this township. call 01540 673551 badenoch & strathspey orienteering club: moray & highland junior championships: anagach west, near grantown on spey time tbc, local race. see website for details. www.basoc.org.uk 5th annual power of grace retreat 11am - 6pm, greyfriars convent, elgin faith rally for postconfirmation youth. talks, games, music, prayer, & fellowship for 11-16yrs. registration required by emailing op@rcda.scot happy mums market 10am - 12pm, inverness leisure page 20 - June 2018

centre. adults £1; u16s free. indoor pre-loved markets dedicated to baby & children's items, from birth to 10 years. www.happymumsmarket.co.uk 1st agar trust showcase concert 12pm, old high church, inverness. free. featuring some of the agar trust award holders - archie & hamish drennan (pipes); josephine de geer (flute), etc. www.agar-trust.org.uk

9 saturday - 17 monday

"nethy memories": exhibition of photographs by alistair mccook mbe & others 9th - 10th: 2pm - 8pm; 13th: 1pm - 4.30p, abernethy old kirk, nethybridge free. teas, coffees & cake available. call 01479 821641 or email at oldkirk@nethybridge.com

10 sunday

nairn 10 mile road race & family fun run/walk: run for hamish 2pm - 10 mile & 2.15pm - fun run, the high street, nairn. see website for entry fees. pre-entries & entries online close fri 8th june 2018, entries on day at extra charge. no online entry for fun run. call 01667 452208 or email at info.10mile@gmail.com www.tinyurl.com/nairn10rr grampian transport museum: military vehicle tattoo 11.30am - 4pm, grampian transport museum, montgarrie road, alford. a gathering of historic military hardware, with demonstrations, rides & period displays call 01975 562292 or email at info@gtm.org.uk scotland's gardens scheme 2018: 10 stuart avenue, ardersier 10.30am - 4.30pm, ardersier. adults £3; children free. plant sale. all welcome tsg (track & street grampian)@ra rallye 10am 4pm,keith sports & community centre. free entry but donations welcome. vehicle show 7 shine. craft fair stalls, roadwise driver training, bouncy mania, etc

13 wednesday

the arts society speyside lecture: children as artists: how children develop in visual expression naturally & significantly 11 am - coffee & tea served from 10.15am, the williamson hall, duff avenue, elgin new members welcome/£7 for visitors. call the membership secretary on 07789 880481

14 thursday

the arts society highland: children as artists; speaker - richard box, freelance artist & lecturer on the importance of art in creative, emotional & spiritual development 2.10pm, smithton culloden free church £8 non-members. email averill brodie at averillbrodie@ymail.com. www.hdfas.org.uk

15 friday

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moray walking & outdoor festival 2018 9am - 8pm, various events throughout moray. detailed information of where to meet for each event & booking details may be found on website or email at info@moraywalkoutdoorfest.co.uk www.themorayway.org/festival

16 saturday

badenoch & strathspey ramblers: cairngorm 9.30am, long stay car park in woodland at inverdruie (start point). grade: a; distance: 5 miles call ian lamb 01479 870278 www.badenochandstrathspeyramblers.org.uk 1960s fundraiser party in aid of abernethy primary school 7.30pm - midnight, nethy bridge community hall. £10. the music will come from 10 piece band dancing with sharks. over 18s only. call lindsay coleman on 01479821694 or email at nethyevents@gmail.com cairngorm sportives 8am - 9.15am registration; 9am - 9.30am , cairngorm mountain centre. the event is held largely within the boundaries of the cairngorms national park. www.handsonevents.co.uk cheese & wine night 7pm for 7.30pm, keith golf club £12. all welcome. call 01542 882469 June 18.pdf 1 24/04/2018 09:22 mactavishBurgie cup final check website for details www.shinty.com

16 saturday - 17 sunday

keith & dufftown railway: 1940s weekend displays at both stations & entertainment on board the train. new exhibitors & re-enactors welcome. call 01340 820794. www.keith-dufftown-railway.co.uk burgie horse trials 16th - 9am; 17th - 8am, burgie, near forres. all welcome. call 01343 850128 www.burgiehorsetrials.org burgie horse trials 16th - 9am; 17th - 8am, burgie, near forres. all welcome. call 01343 850128 www.burgiehorsetrials.org

16 saturday - 23 saturday

the 123rd amateur golf championship 6am - 8pm, royal aberdeen & murcar links golf courses. for information call 01224 704354

17 sunday

touler 10k multi terrain register by 1.30pm for 2pm start, richmond memorial hall, tomintoul. entry fees on website. Email touler10k@gmail.com. www.touler10k.co.uk moravian orienteering: scottish junior inter-club competition; braemar - jamie stevenson trophy www.moravianorienteering.org

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18 monday - 23 saturday

moray school of art degree show timing tbc, moray school of art, elgin. moray school of art (msoa) students will showcase their work at the fine art degree show

19 tuesday

the moray tenants forum (mft) 2pm - 4pm, venue tbc. your views are important to us. if you would like to come along please get in touch. call 0300 123 4566 or email at tenantparticipation@moray.gov.uk. www.moray.gov.uk swift talk & walk (outdoor event) 8.30pm -10pm, meet outside brander building, huntly square. free event but donations welcomed. a short talk and walk around the town centre watching our amazing swifts! weather permitting, contact us prior to event. call cally smith on 07411 808573 or email at huntlyswiftgroup@gmail.com

20 wednesday

banff & moray members' centre (national trust scotland): day coach trip; time tbc, fraserburgh booking essential. visiting fraserburgh lighthouse museum & peterhead prison museum, followed by high tea at castle huntly hotel. call janice oakes on 01309 675224 or email janiceoakes51@gmail.com moray field club: midsummer evening walk; garmouth - start & finish at garmouth hotel 6.30pm 9.00pm, garmouth. 5km walk on paths and tracks. please car share if possible as parking in garmouth is limited. call 07840 285438 or email at morayfieldclub@gmail.com scottish studies: the north east scottish language; the mither tongue - speaker alistair heather of the elphinstone institute, aberdeen university 2pm 4pm, activities room, elgin library. £3

21 thursday

clan coffee morning 10.30am - 12pm, the clan cancer support centre, 227 high street, elgin. open to anyone affected by cancer with information & support available. guest speakers. all welcome. call julie on 01343 544132 sharon shannon@fochabers public Institute 7.30pm

21 thursday - 24 sunday

sse scottish hydro challenge : european tour golf challenge 7.30am, spey valley golf club. call 01479 812920 or email golf.ahr@macdonaldhotels.co.uk

22 friday

the lantern singers 7pm, st margaret's church, aberlour. £10 (incl refreshments), children free moray reach out disco 7.30pm - 10pm, elgin exservice men's club. £3 per person at the door. you must be over 18 unless accompanied by a responsible adult. raffles. transport can be arranged call angela kelly (to arrange transport) on 07951 088184. www.morayreachout.org.ok page 22 - June 2018

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23 saturday

happy mums market: indoor per-loved market dedicated to baby & children's items, from birth to 10 years 10am - 12pm, elgin town hall. adults £1; u16s free. www.happymumsmarket.co.uk aberlour & speyside rotary club: garden party 1pm - 4pm, the rose garden, ballindalloch castle £20. entertainment provided by lossiemouth military wives choir. auction & raffle. refreshments. call 07921 816234 . moravian orienteering saturday series: findhorn dunes; includes moray & nairn schools league 10.15am - 11.15am (registration); 10.30a, findhorn www.moravianorienteering.org tom allen: absolutely@the drouthy cobbler, elgin 8pm.www.thedrouthycobbler.co.uk liberty british aluminium balliemore cup semi final see website for teams & venues. www.shinty.com summer solstice party the old bridge inn, aviemore annual party, with outside eating, drinking, & more

23 saturday - 24 sunday

wooly weekend: from lamb to loom highland folk museum, kingussie road, newtonmore. the journey of wool from shearing , dyeing, carding & spinning to many crafts including knitting, crochet, etc call 01540 673551

24 sunday

eli-con in partnership with embrace elgin (elgin bid) & logan's fund 10am - 4pm, elgin town hall. tickets from website or the pop shop.elgin's very own comic, movie, media & sci-fi con. www.elgincomicon.net car boot sale (inchberry & district community association) 8.30am - 1pm, inchberry hall, orton, fochabers. no booking required, just turn up early before 9am with a car & table. teas/coffees, soft drinks, butteries, bbq. www.wherecanwego.com billy ocean@inverness leisure centre call 01463 667500 kingussie bikeathon 2018 10.30am (registration from 9am), kingussie high school. adults £15; children £5 family-friendly, fun cycling event over around 25 miles of marked & marshalled roads in the cairngorms national park. glen moray sportive & bike rides in aid of ne sensory services 8am - 4pm, glen moray distillery. 10. 25 or 75 mile routes to choose from. call neil skene at 0345 27 12345 or email at fundraising@nesensoryservices.org blood donors: dufftown/aberlour 10.45am - 12.30pm & 2pm - 3.15pm, mortlach memorial hall, dufftown please book an appointment by calling 0345 90 90 999 or by emailing nss.snbtenquiry@nhs.net

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26 tuesday

blood donors: grantown on spey 5.15pm - 8.30pm, craig maclean leisure centre, cromdale road, grantown on spey. please book an appointment by calling 0345 90 90 999 or by emailing nss.snbtenquiry@nhs.net concert with fiona mancey jones (flute) & juan pablo honarato (guitar) 7pm, st margaret's church, aberlour. adults £10 (incl refreshments); children free. classical & tango programme

27 wednesday

riding for the disabled (rda): agm & quiz 7pm, elgin museum, 1 high street, elgin. following the meeting there will be nibbles & a fun quiz. we look forward to seeing all our members & friends

27 wednesday - 28 thursday

xponorth various events & venues, inverness cross genre festival devoted to crafts, publishing, screen & broadcast as well as music. xponorth official showcase@the ironworks, inverness 7pm call 0871 789 4173

28 thursday

xponorth official afterparty@the ironworks, inverness 10pm, free. www.ironworksvenue.com

29 friday

where 2 today music afternoon/ceilidh 2pm - 4pm, aviemore legion. £2.50. come along to our monthly music afternoon & enjoy afternoon tea, music, dancing, singing & raffle. all welcome. call ros munro on 01479 810004 or. at ros@ct4u.co.uk www.ct4u.co.uk durn house: friday steak night with canapes upon arrival from 6pm, durn house, portsoy. booking essential. call 01261 843424 or email at events@durnhouse.co.uk. www.durnhouse.co.uk

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une is the month when things really start motoring in the garden. With overnight temperatures that bit higher, plus a bit of sun and rain, the plants are really are in their element. If you find that you have lost plants over the winter, do not be disheartened, it has happened to all of us – it was a tough winter! Don’t be in too much of a rush to pull things out of the ground though, there is still hope for more established shrubs that have not managed to get through the winter. For plants such as Hebe spp, many of which are only borderline happy in our climate, try hard pruning those that look to have died. When I say hard pruning, I mean cut them back down to the ground! While doing this, you may even notice that the plant is regenerating from its rootstock, with little buds bursting forth. If after a few more weeks you notice nothing, then you may have to concede that the plant has died, but you’ll be amazed at how often the plants come back! For those of you who battle with a mossy or weedy lawn, there are some useful things you can be doing at the moment. Early spring is a good time for scarifying grass, basically raking some of the moss out. With the late start to

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the season this year, you still have time to do this. For small areas you can do this with a wire rake, and for larger areas you will be better off hiring a machine. With the grass growing properly now, I also put down a lawn feed. A little trick here though – conventional spring or summer feeds contain large amounts of nitrogen and simply make your grass grow extremely quickly. I use an autumn feed, which has all the same nutrients, but less nitrogen. The result is nice healthy grass that is not growing at a rate of knots! I have also put a load of well-rotted horse manure down on my flowerbeds. You can also use well-rotted cow or chicken manure. You can judge whether your manure is well-rotted enough quite easily – it should not smell bad! Now anything like this is full of nitrogen, so will make your plants take off (just as lawn fertiliser does to the ‘leaves’ of grass plants). Now is the time to do this, however, as if you put down nitrogen-rich feeds on your plants later in the summer, you may end up simply creating lush foliage growth that then gets hammered by the next early frosts. But let’s not start talking about frosts yet! With a bit of luck we’ll get some nice weather this summer, and we can all reap the benefits of our hard work gardening by spending some quality time relaxing in the garden. Let’s not miss an opportunity to get the barbecue out!

Till next time, happy mountain gardening!


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